Sunday, June 11, the leadership of the Northern Irish democratic unionist party (DUP) refuted earlier statements from Downing street that an agreement on forming a coalition.
The leader of the DUP Arlene foster said that negotiations are still ongoing and that next week will be «continued discussion of the details of the agreement on forming a new government.»
A day earlier, the office of the Prime Minister Theresa may issued a statement on reaching agreement with the DUP, however, after the announcement of foster’s Downing street confirmed that the final agreement has not been reached.
Recall, the Conservative party led by the current Prime Minister Theresa may has won the elections but lost the absolute majority in the House of Commons, was 326 seats out of 650. Theresa may announced the start of coalition talks with the Northern Irish democratic unionist party (DUP) led by Arlene foster. This coalition will build on 328-329 votes.